Certificate IV in Automotive Electrical Technology
Course Code: AUR40620 | CRICOS Code: 111820G



Delivery Mode



30 Weeks

Course Description

Course Code: AUR40620 | CRICOS Code: 111820G


This qualification reflects the role of individuals who work as master diagnostic technicians the automotive service and repair industry; servicing, diagnosing and repairing vehicle electrical systems and components. A range of advanced electrical diagnostic skills and knowledge is necessary, and leadership and supervision of others would be expected.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.


Students are encouraged to seek industry work placement to gain the maximum benefit from the course. This is an opportunity to not only apply and practice the skills acquired in a formal work environment, but to improve their capabilities. As a result, the student will not only meet but exceed their learning outcomes.

Course Duration/Fee

Course Duration: 30 weeks

Tuition Fee: AUD $10,000

Material Fee: AUD $2500

Total Fee: AUD $12,500

Entry Requirements

Those undertaking AUR40620 Certificate IV in Automotive Electrical Technology must have completed AUR30320 Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology.

The following are the Admission requirements of ISMT college:

    • Must be 18 years of age or older at the time of course commencement.
    • Some prospective students may be asked to undertake an LLN assessment or enrolment interview prior to acceptance.
    • Must have completed Australian Year 11 or equivalent level of schooling or a Certificate III or higher qualification with an Australian institution.
    • IELTS Requirements-
      • The candidates need to secure the English level of IELTLS 6.0 overall, with no band less than 5.5 or equivalent such as.,
      • IBT 60
      • PTE Academic 50
      • CAE 169
      • OET C
      • Duolingo 95
      • General English Advanced*
      • MOI Certificate
      • Certificate III or Higher Qualification with an Australian Institution.
    • Confidence to Conduct Workshop Training (including physical activities like lifting. Etc.,)
    • Prospective students may also have to undergo an interview to verify the details submitted & ensure the options selected are based as per their calibre.

ISMT may also conduct an entry interview with all prospective students to confirm their details and ensure that the course selected is the most appropriate for their needs.

*General English Upper Intermediate is generally considered to be between 5-5.5 IELTS.
Intake Dates
2023 Intake Dates 2024 Intake Dates
21st August, 2023 29th January, 2024
09th October, 2023 04th March, 2024
13th November 2023 22th April, 2024
27th May, 2024
15th July, 2024
19th August, 2024
07th October, 2024
11th November 2024
Award Requirements

Students will need to successfully complete all units in this course to receive certificate of Certificate IV in Automotive Electrical Technology (Battery Electric Vehicle) Learners who partially complete the qualification will receive a Statement of Attainment for the units they are deemed competent.

Career Pathway

This course is perfect for those working/who have worked in the automotive industry or apprentices to formally recognise their competency via on and off-the-job learning strategies. Students will learn a range of electrical and electronic diagnostic and repair skills and procedures including:

  • Complex diagnostic skills of different vehicle systems – braking systems, convenience and entertainment systems, engines, air-conditioning
  • Identifying complex faults
  • Repairing electrical circuits
Pathway From Qualification
Pathway from Qualification:
  • AUR50216 Diploma of Automotive Technology
  • or other relevant qualifications
Potential Career Pathways:
  • Electrical Master Diagnostic Technician
  • Automotive Lead Master Technician
  • Automotive Technical Adviser
Units Of Competency
The AUR340620 Certificate IV in Automotive Electrical Technology (Battery Electric Vehicle) requires the completion of the following 10 Units (including 1 core and 9 electives).
Core Units – 1
AURTTA021 Diagnose complex system faults
Elective Units – 9
AURETR125 Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles
AURETK002 Use and maintain electrical test equipment in an automotive workplace
AURETR006 Solder electrical wiring and circuits
AURETH002 Service and maintain battery electric vehicles*
AURETH101 Depower and reinitialise battery electric vehicles
AURETH103 Diagnose and repair high voltage rechargeable energy storage systems in battery electric vehicles*
AURETH106 Diagnose and repair auxiliary motors and associated components in battery electric vehicles*
AURETH104 Diagnose and repair traction motor speed control systems in battery electric vehicles
AURETH108 Diagnose and repair HVAC and rechargeable energy storage cooling systems in battery electric vehicle*
** Please note: electives may vary by state and are subject to change to meet client and industry requirements.

Related Qualifications

Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology

Course Code: AUR30320
CRICOS Code: 111819M

Certificate IV in Automotive Electrical Technology

Course Code: AUR40620
CRICOS Code: 111820G